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O14.3 HERACLES & THE CENTAUR NESSUS

Heracles & Centaur Nessus | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection National Archaeological Museum, Athens
Catalogue No. Athens CC657
Beazley Archive No. 300025
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Amphora, Neck
Painter Attributed to Nettos Painter
Date ca 550 - 520 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Neck: Heracles grasps the centaur Nessus (labelled Netos) by the hair as he prepares to slay him with a sword.
Sides: Gorgons (see other image).

ARTICLES

Nessus

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Gorgons

P23.13 Gorgons